First native Russian Catholic bishop appointed
July 31, 2020
CWN Editor's Note: Pope Francis has named Father Nicolai Dubinin to be auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of the Mother of God in Moscow. Bishop-elect Dubinin, a Franciscan priest, is the first native Russian to be named a Catholic bishop since the collapse of the Soviet empire.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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